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Volume 5 Issue 3

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Natural Therapies for the Relief of Pain in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathies comprise a group of heterogeneous disorders caused by poorly managed or untreated T2D. Prolonged hyperglycemia (high blood sugar levels) induces increased production of free radicals, which can damage nerve fibres and cause nerve cell death. As such, patients with diabetic neuropathy often experience pain, numbness, hypersensitivity, and reduced function in the legs and arms. There is no known cure for this painful disease. Doctors generally suggest lifestyle changes, such as smoking cessation, weight loss, and blood pressure management. However, lifestyle changes may not always be enough to alleviate symptoms. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to treat neuropathic pain

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Burning Less Fat Might Help… No, Really!

Simply put… Despite the clinical focus on increasing fatty acid oxidation to clear surplus fat stores in obese and diabetic individuals, new research suggests that increasing fatty acid metabolism does more harm than good. This article provides insight into the complex balance of glucose and fatty acid metabolism, and why blocking fatty acid metabolism may be a more appropriate therapeutic option for obese and type 2 diabetic patients. The link between obesity and diabetes is unquestionable, so the global rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) rates is no surprise. A 2014 report from Statistics Canada suggests that more

Red Yeast Rice with Ankascin-568RTM

Cholesterol Lowering Without the Side-Effects Simply put… Yeast Rice with Ankascin-568R for the effective lowing of cholesterol levels without the side effects of stattins. The mechanism of Ankascin-568R: Effectively reduces total cholesterol levels Reduces ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels Increases ‘good’ HDL cholesterol levels, and Does not reduce CoQ10 levels or cause the toxic side-effects associated with statins (e.g. monacolin K). High Blood Cholesterol Cholesterol is a sterol obtained from animal fat and synthesized in the liver. It is a key component of cell membranes, accounting for 10%-50% of membrane lipids (fats). There are two types of cholesterol  that  are typically

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